Following the 2016 High-Level Meeting on AIDS, held in New York City from June 8-10, United Nations member states adopted a Political Declaration that sets ambitious goals to accelerate HIV prevention and treatment targets. Political Declaration on HIV and AIDS: On the Fast-Track to Accelerate the Fight against HIV and to End the AIDS Epidemic […]

Several United Nations Member States Commit to Engage Key Populations During the United Nations High-Level Meeting to End AIDS. New York, New York — As we reported yesterday with our partners NSWP, IRGT, GATE, and the Global Platform to Fast-Track the HIV and Human Rights Responses Among Gay and Bisexual Men and Other Men Who Have Sex with Men, […]

For Immediate Release: June 6 2016 (New York) At a make-or-break moment in negotiations over a United Nations Political Declaration, set for adoption during the High Level Meeting on HIV starting June 8 in New York, a coalition of advocacy organizations from around the world have called on governments of the United States, Brazil, Argentina, […]

EXCLUSION KILLS! Gay men and sex workers worldwide express anger over attempts by governments to erase key populations from the 2016 UN Political Declaration on HIV and AIDS (June 3rd, 2016)– On May 27th, new draft language was released for the 2016 Political Declaration on HIV and AIDS, which is scheduled to be finalized in […]

As the 2016 UN High-Level Meeting on HIV/AIDS will commence in New York, EECA civil society networks published the position paper “Eastern Europe and Central Asia: Let’s Not Lose Track” to draw attention to the catastrophic situation in our region and solutions that would enable us to catch up to the rest of the world on the track […]

April 18th, the United Nations Mission co-facilitators, Zambia and Switzerland released the “Zero Draft” of the political declaration for the United Nations High-Level Meeting on HIV/AIDS (HLM). MSMGF thanks the governments of Zambia and Switzerland for facilitating an inclusive process in developing and releasing the Zero Draft. This draft builds on the 2011 Political Declaration, aligning with the […]

The UN High-Level Meeting on AIDS (HLM) will be held 8-10 June.  Through the HLM the international community can demonstrate commitment to accelerating the HIV response with the goal of ending the AIDS epidemic. In advance of the meeting there is an important opportunity to encourage governments to develop an HLM Political Declaration with new and bold commitments […]